Agusta AB212


Agusta AB212 ASW

Shipborne based variant for Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW), Anti-surface warfare (ASuW) and Search and Rescue (SAR). Equipment includes MM/APS-705 radar on a very distinctive radome, a Bendix AQS-13B(D) sonar, MAD (Magnetic Anomaly Detector) AN/ASQ-81, 16 sonar buoys, FLIR (Forward looking infrared) and the rescue hoist for SAR missions. Airframes rerolled for amphibious or utility support have these systems removed

Specifications AB212 ASW

Engine 1 x PW C PT6T-3BE 1800 shp
Capacity 2 + 14
Length (m) 17.43
Height (m) 3.83
Blades 2
Rotor diam. (m) 14.64
Disc area (m2) 168
Weight (kgs) Empty: 2960     Max: 5100
Speed (km/h) Cruise: 186     Max: 220
Range (km) 430
Ceiling (m) 5300
Rate/Climb (m/min) 532

  List of Operators of AB212 ASW

Years Model Org
1973-    AB212 italy Marina Militare Italiana
1974-    AB212 spain Arma Aerea de la Armada Española
1977-    AB212 turkey Türk Deniz Kuvvetleri
1978-    AB212 iran hava darya
1978-    peru Marina de Guerra del Peru
1979-    AB212 greece Elliniko Polemiko Nautiko
1980-    venezuela Armada de Venezuela

  Global Distribution of AB212 ASW


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